“Ambiance” - Edrian Pangilinan.
“In order to live life to the fullest, we must understand and accept that it’s okay to go through hardships. They are there to make you stronger and wiser. Also, I truly believe that God wouldn’t give you obstacles if he knew you wouldn’t grow from it. ” - Me.
This quote was the inspiration of my dance , or I shall say experience . Most people know already that I had a rough childhood growing up even up to now .. Facing discrimination , deailing with physical, emotional & mentally abuse for simply being me.. My whole life, I tried to find an answer to why this was happening to me? I didn’t do anything wrong to anybody at all to deserve it . It took me 18 years, to find that answer , to truly understand and accept that life throws obstacles for you in order to rejoice from it and prosper .
…. You ask where I got “Ambiance ” from? Def (noun) ; a feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing. One thing, Id always remember through out my life is that certain Ambiance whether Id be happy, angry , sad and etc. One thing that would stick to me about is that specific atmosphere, that surrounded me depending that emotion . My dance demonstrates the different states of “Ambiance” that I’ve experienced growing up. I wanted to showcase the storm of emotions that was always instilled in my heart until now . I also feel like this showcase, was the perfect way to say goodbye to my past, and say hello to my future…